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Sat May 16

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chkNYC posted to the Folly in New York board. 1:08 PM

Ninth Avenue Food Festival

This weekend is the the annual International Food Festival on Ninth Avenue here in Manhattan.

Unfortunately, the weather is not great today but I'm sure that there will still be loads of people attending.

I'm about to wander out to [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 12:59 PM

Re: Mowing - what fun

and has given me a lot of food for thought about how un-handicap-accessible my house is. I should downsize to a smaller, one story residence, but would hate to leave my friendly and walkable neighborhood.

The woman I used to travel [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 12:43 PM

Re: B.B. King

I never knew that the "B.B." stood for "Blues Boy", a name folks started calling him in the 1940's (according to the obit in today NYTimes).

His real name was Riley B. King (but the middle initial doesn't appear to stand [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 12:31 PM

Re: 18K's with Zero Walks 2.0!!!

Espn's Anvan Virk didn't post the answer but I think hookemfins is right???

the only ones I could find was Roger Clemens twice....


From [more]

Thu May 14

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 11:21 AM

Re: 18k's with Zero walks...

who is the last and only other pitcher to have:

18 K's, 0 walks and no more than 1 hit???


Kerry Wood of the Cubbies

Christina

Tue May 12

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chkNYC replied to the 77's Foolish House of Pigskin board. 12:13 PM

Re: Brady suspended, what a travesty

...the Frankie Lymon song

Glory Hallelujah, you had it comin' to ya'..."

Yeah, goodie goodie for you...


The title of the song is "Goody Goody" and it was sung by Frankie Lymon and the [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 11:25 AM

Re: Bartolo Colon

Apparently, a new generation of "stuff"***, currently undetectable, has descended on the marketplace.

So this "stuff" enables Colon to throw strikes and not balls?

Christina

Mon May 11

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chkNYC replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:58 PM

Re: Speaking of Math....

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/09/your-money/some-new-math-f......



I posted this link primarily because I wanted to know if anyone was using any of [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 2:46 PM

Bartolo Colon

41 years old.

Yesterday he became the first pitcher in the majors to have 6 wins this season.

BTW - he has gone 40-1/2 innings without issuing a walk (162 batters). He has only given up one walk this season and also has 40 [more]

Fri May 8

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 8:25 PM

Re: ARod hits 661...

That's what the Yankees say. I wonder if a judge will agree.

I don't care what the Yankees say.

The bonus is provided for in a marketing agreement. If the Yankees don't "market" the home runs, they don't owe A-Rod [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 3:43 PM

Re: ARod hits 661...

It's pretty hard for the Yankee's to say that he isn't marketable when 40,000 people are cheering for him every night.

They don't have to prove that he isn't marketable. The bonus is payable if the Yankees, at their option, [more]

Thu May 7

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 5:55 PM

Re: Changing lightbulbs

Happy Balloon Day, Christina!

Thanks, Chili!

Can't believe I've been posting here at the Fool for 16 years!!

I was going to write a poem or something but.....I didn't. LOL.

Christina

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 12:41 PM

Re: Bryce Harper trivia!!!

whose record did he break from June 11th, 1969???

Joe Lahoud who played for Boston.

Heard it this morning on the sports news. (Never heard of him before.)

Christina

Wed May 6

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 10:11 PM

Re: Changing lightbulbs

Unless, of course, one's bulb is INSIDE a dome with a support ring that needs screws removed.

And the bulb socket requires that the bulb be on its side - not straight up/down!!

Or, yeah, doorman. [more]

Mon May 4

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 1:11 PM

Re: Is this a record? Extra Innings?

Does anyone know what the record is for consecquitive extra innings game played and won?

Couldn't find the answer to that but did find that, according to answers.com, the Detroit Tigers, from September [more]

Sun May 3

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 8:24 PM

Re: prostate cancer

Are you being 100% truthful/accurate here, chikny...

I have no intention of answering this incredibly stupid and insulting question.

As I said in my earlier post "Years ago, when my then 82 year old grandfather was [more]

Sat May 2

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:39 PM

Re: prostate cancer

Prostate is quite far down the list with an official rate of 3 cases/100k of population.

Years ago, when my then 82 year old grandfather was diagnosed with prostate cancer, the doctor supposedly told him that while many men die WITH [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 1:33 PM

Ben E. King

Died on April 30th; he was 76

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/02/arts/music/ben-e-king-soul...

I loved his soulful [more]

Fri May 1

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 6:19 PM

Re: Stephen Strasburg

....and would rather that pitchers really pitch, not nibble. Throw balls or strikes as the situation dictates, but don't aim for corners you don't know if you'll get a ball or strike and the hitter's only choice is to foul it [more]

Tue Apr 28

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 5:04 PM

Re: Wainwright

young people of today are not going to sit and watch a three hour 1-0 game, they would rather see something like Saturday nights 18-7 Orioles/Red Sox game...

If you want to watch 18-7 games, I suggest you go to some Little League [more]

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